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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.
By United Press International

KBR tapped by U.S. Navy for emergency construction

HOUSTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has selected KBR to provide immediate construction needs in the event of natural disasters, conflicts or human assistance needs.

KBR building Aegis base in Romania

HOUSTON, July 19 (UPI) -- The first U.S. land-based ballistic missile defense base in Europe is to be constructed in Romania by KBR.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
By United Press International

Raimi sues insurance agent, claims fraud

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- "Spider-Man" director Sam Raimi has filed a lawsuit accusing his insurance agent of overcharging him more than $72,000, Los Angeles court documents show.
The Police to play last gig in N.Y.

The Police to play last gig in N.Y.

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- The iconic British rock band The Police announced its last concert will be a fundraiser for Thirteen/WNET and WLIW in New York.

Sting staying young in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Popular British singer Sting, notorious for his comments about his love of tantric sex, is staying young with a vacation in Hawaii.

Brit drummer apologizes to Chile president

LONDON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The drummer for the British rock band The Police has apologized for remarks implying the president of Argentina is more attractive than the leader of Chile.

The Police reunite for Bonnaroo festival

MANCHESTER, Tenn., June 18 (UPI) -- The Police reunited for one show at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., playing to a sold-out crowd of nearly 80,000.

The Police will play hits on reunion tour

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- The Police plan to play the hits when the reunited British rock trio opens the group's first tour since 1994 this month.

The Police announce world tour

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Rock stars The Police, which split after recording "Synchronicity" in 1983, plan a world tour featuring their greatest hits, starting in Vancouver, B.C.

The Police get Grammy crowd going

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The 49th Grammy Awards opened with huge applause in Los Angeles as The Police, reunited for the occasion, proclaimed: "We are The Police and we are back."

The Police reunite for Grammy performance

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Police confirmed Tuesday it will reunite to open the 49th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, ending weeks of speculation about a reunion performance.

The Police eyeing possible reunion dates

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The 1980s rock group The Police are said to be considering a series of reunion shows for later this year. Billboard magazine reports that while the band's lead singer Sting has maintained a stance against any possible reunion over the last two decades, ru

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Rex Allen, the "Arizona Cowboy," who was born in 1924 (age 78); folksinger Odetta in 1930 (age 72); Police guitarist Andy Summers in 1942 (age 60); the late John Denver in 1943; original Kinks bassist Peter Quaife, also in 1943 (
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Police guitarist Andy Summers performs onstage in the first of two shows at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada on July 22, 2007. The shows are part of the Police World Tour as Summers reunites with frontman and bassist Sting and drummer Stewart Copeland for a series of concerts on 6 continents. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)
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Andy Summers (born Andrew James Somers 31 December 1942) is an English guitarist and composer best known for his work in The Police.

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